Lowering the Voting Age: A Human Rights Perspective
The Bulletin, December 2018 Volume 40 - Issue 11
5 Pages Posted: 14 Nov 2019
Date Written: 2018
Thirteen year olds do not have the right to vote, but should they? The voting age in Australia was lowered from 21 to 18 back in 1973. Forty-five years later, is now the right time to lower it from 18 to 16?
Keywords: Voting Age, Voting, Voting System, Australia's Voting System, Australia Votes
JEL Classification: K10
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